August 15, 2017 Meeting

Meeting called to order by President Paul Fulks at 6:30pm.

Announcement books on tables are free donated by Shelia White, wife of David White, former member.

Summer Seminar with Ronnie Young was a big success, Ronnie did great and shared great tips. See Splinters for these tips.

Paul Jalbert gave updated treasurers report.

Jim Jolliffe gave info on upcoming seminars. 1st to be late Sept. by Blue Pau. Adina Huckins will be instructor Jan. 27th 28th; 8am-4:30pm. Cost $157.00 per person.

TVW community service update:
Fred Heltsley explained Ross Community Center in Raus, Tn. While cleaning attic found old chair frames. He will assist rebuilding them for their fund raiser pot luck dinner Sept. 9th at 6:30pm.
Ross Roepke spoke of the Healing Hands auction needing donations for their fund raiser.
Hands on Science Center event is Saturday.
Vince Zaccardi reported clubs work for Blue Monarch's book nook is approaching assembly then to be torn down, delivered, and reassembled.

Upcoming Events:
Sept 19th Alf Sharp Oct 17th Gary Farley
Nov 21st Bert Edmuston wood and metal engraving
Dec 19th Christmas Show and Tell
Sept 17-22 Coffee County Fair
Oct 14th Tims Ford Heritage Days
Dec TBA Christmas Dinner
Doug Dunlap brought tea caddy he made after Ronnie Young seminar. Made of cherry and walnut lined with tin foil. Finished with 2 coats teak oil and poly.
Ross Roepke showed a table with inlay on top, To be donated to Partners for Healing auction. Made of oak and oak burl.
Jim Everette had a beautiful piece with glass top sandblasted as chess board, The chess pieces were stored behind doors on side, Made with reclaimed wood and led lights to light board.
Jim also had some intarsia pieces including two with religious scenes and one with a corn holder with squirrel, he showed three essential oil holders with small items to decorate.
John Hartin presented 3 large bowls which will probably donated to charities, Two were Magnolia and one was Hickory crotch.
Jim Jolliffee displayed a carving of a Indian bust he made at seminar at University, made of wormy butternut.
Matt Brothers had picture slides of a built in furniture piece with swing out storage top. Made of pine, stained and lacquer finish. He showed pics of a 1953 Studebaker he is restoring. He also showed a craftsman style bedroom suite made of white oak, stained and lacquer finish,

Paul Fulks brought old wood tobacco grinder made of popular, He also showed one made of cast iron.
Fred Heltsley showed a wood watch he bought on Amazon for far less than he found anywhere.